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Zeng, Shi-hong
Xia, Jie-chang
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[Journal:] China Finance and Economic Review [ISSN:] 2196-5633 [Volume:] 4 [Year:] 2016 [Issue:] 1 [Pages:] 1-12
Background: China is experiencing rapid urbanization and service industrial developement. Methods: In this paper, the relationship between urbanization and service employment is studied by using mathematical model and econometric test method. Results: This paper documents that there is a significant positive correlation between rapid urbanization process and services absorbing employment ability by the regression result using time-series data since China's reform and opening up. China's urbanization process cannot become the Granger causes that service employment absorption capacity to improve by analyzing the SVAR model and Granger causality test. Conclusions: So, Chinese urbanization patterns should transform from rapid industry park construction to increased service employment density of city.
Service employment absorption capacity
Transformation of urban functions
Service employment density of the city
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